The Hot Seat: Katoya Palmer | Founder @ ToyBox Consulting and Management
About the Event:
The Fireside Chat
The Hot Seat (Fireside Chat) is a moderated conversation featuring leaders and people of influencers from the business community and public sector. By highlighting stories of success (primarily from women and people of color), this event is designed to be an inspirational, mentorial resource for entrepreneurs and professionals.
About Your Guest:
Katoya Palmer began her career as a Finance Account Executive 20 years ago where she established a passion for educating clients, learning enterprise systems, policy and compliance, and leading teams. ToyBox Consulting was founded during a time when she was balancing a tight family schedule and couldn't commit to 9 to 5.
After a hiatus to pursue education and additional experience, Toybox Consulting and Management reopened summer of 2020 with a renewed commitment to strengthening professional communities. Katoya is an activist and community advocate passionate about ending systemic racism through building shared languages, reexamining policies, and creating systems of accountability. Her additional social justice efforts are committed to police, education, and housing reform due to her experiences with judicial, public school, and housing systems.
4:30 - 4:45pm: Guests Arrive / Networking
4:45 - 5:30pm: Fireside Chat Discussion
5:30 - 6:00pm: Audience Q&A
About Your Host, Rubelyn Chu:
Rubelyn Chu is the Co-Founder of Access2, a sourcing and staffing marketplace that operates in tandem with community organizations. We help ensure that space is occupied by providing opportunity through events and storytelling through our unique platform, one of them being sports.
Rubelyn is part of the Alumni Advisory Board and Advisee in the Entrepreneurship Program at Northwest University and is a mentor to local high school and college students and in the local startup community. When she isn’t working, she can be found in the gym, going on road trips/traveling or with family and friends.